Specialized Orthopedic Spine Care – across an Entire System of Care

If you are suffering from neck or back pain, or having issues with mobility because of a spinal condition, we can help. Our team of orthopedic spine specialists are board-certified and fellowship-trained with the expertise to treat all spine conditions – from the more common to the most complex. Especially for those spine conditions that worsen over time and cause persistent or recurrent pain, we first start with in-depth diagnostic analysis, including a complete physical evaluation to determine the exact cause of your neck, middle or lower back pain or functional issues. Our team understands the importance of really spending time with patients to evaluate the problem, understand specific symptoms, review the clinical history of your condition, evaluate previous procedures and explore all possible sources of pain.

With decades of experience in orthopedic and spine specialization, Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute-Sports Medicine provides the seamless coordination of care you need – through an extensive network of state-of-the-art facilities that are conveniently located near you. We offer a team approach, coordinated across our system of care, including:

  • Advanced imaging capabilities
  • Diagnostic expertise
  • Pain management solutions
  • Surgery specialization
  • Rehabilitation for improved recovery

If surgery is a part of your treatment plan, you can rest assured that surgery at Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute-Sports Medicine offers every available technology that adds to the success and safety of the surgery. Our facilities are designed with patient comfort in mind, including rehabilitation - all available right here at Northside.

Improving Neck and Back Pain with Expert Diagnosis and Effective Treatment

The most critical aspect of orthopedic spine care is an accurate diagnosis. Some of our patients come to us with painful symptoms or mobility issues and others have a specific diagnosis due to a previous evaluation. Our team can help determine the most appropriate treatment path for improved recovery.

If you are experiencing continued pain after a previous surgery – come to us for a reevaluation. We welcome the opportunity to identify problems that have not been addressed or provide spine pain management solutions to improve your quality of life. Northside Orthopedic Institute offers expert care for a full range of both common and uncommon spine conditions, including:

Neck pain with or without arm pain and/or weakness or numbness

  • Cervical herniated discs (also called slipped or ruptured disk)
  • Cervical spinal stenosis (progressive narrowing of the spine)
  • Cervical instability
  • Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM - compressed spinal cord)

Thoracic spine issues

  • Achondroplasia spinal stenosis causing short stature and spine problems
  • Herniated discs (also called slipped or ruptured disk)
  • Scoliosis (abnormal spine curvature)
  • Thoracic degenerative disease (osteoarthritis)
  • Thoracic stenosis (progressive narrowing of the spine)
  • Spinal instability

Lumbar spine – back and leg pain with weakness or numbness

  • Achondroplasia spinal stenosis causing short stature and spine problems
  • Flat back syndrome (inability to stand upright)
  • Fractures (from trauma or weakened bone)
  • Lumbar spondylolisthesis (movement of one vertebra over another)
  • Lumbar herniated discs (also called slipped or ruptured disk)
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis (progressive narrowing of the spine)
  • Sacroiliac (SI) joint pain (damage to the joint between the spine and hip)
  • Scoliosis (abnormal spine curvature)
  • Spinal instability

Referrals Available for Comprehensive Spinal Care

If you would like your primary care physician to refer you to Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute-Sports Medicine, we’re happy to provide comprehensive evaluation and expert care, including pain management, and coordinate with your doctor’s office. Our goal is your goal – to remain as active as possible with reduced pain.


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